What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name HOVEY, RONALD H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,427.20 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,425.34 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, BARBARA C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,424.78 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,424.48 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVERA, ANDRE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,423.44 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHON, SHERYL H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,423.44 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MICHAEL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,423.44 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, DANIEL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,423.44 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GUIDICE, NATALIE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,420.15 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAYE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $120,413.13 Date 09/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAVOR, HENRY C, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,413.03 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $120,411.82 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,411.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,410.50 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALERIO, SIMON S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $120,406.40 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LUCAS, SCOTT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,402.61 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, THOMAS D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,400.99 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GREEVY, MARYANN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $120,400.88 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, CHARLES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,400.47 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,398.16 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAPANI, CHARIKLIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $120,397.51 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, PATRICK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,395.94 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZANTI, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,391.76 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, JENNIFER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,390.40 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, SUSAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,390.40 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, MARK E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $120,390.38 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEA, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 10/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCIA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, MARY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARIANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, PHILIP Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MARY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSIER, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, VALERIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 10/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDERA, YVETTE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,389.30 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHER, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $120,387.07 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,384.40 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, MARIA Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $120,384.16 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLORAFI, DEBORAH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,383.37 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, DIANE T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $120,383.13 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUJATA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $120,382.61 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,381.26 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGELLO, GENOVEFFA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $120,380.10 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EDMUND M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,379.26 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHILL, TODD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,376.76 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,376.62 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATO, KENNETH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,372.07 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCIA, THOMAS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,371.78 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, KELLY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $120,371.42 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILBURN, SUSAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $120,369.51 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, GREGORY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $120,368.21 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADUMEYE-ALSTON, JOYCE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $120,367.11 Date 08/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RICHARD D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,366.67 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,364.99 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $120,364.13 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITER, JANE MORAN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $120,363.73 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, THEODORE P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $120,363.51 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES JARDINS, THOMAS Employer name Putnam County Amount $120,361.25 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, WILLIAM J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $120,360.30 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, EILEEN M Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $120,359.36 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, NEIL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,359.18 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTICOLA, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,358.76 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDEN, ROBIN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,358.40 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, CHERYL Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $120,356.75 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANTS, WAYNE PRESTON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $120,352.43 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,351.59 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEKER, TIM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,350.49 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEITH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,350.36 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASI, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,348.61 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, AMY BALDWIN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,348.61 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,348.08 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAFFITTI, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,347.13 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEE, JEAN E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,346.14 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,346.14 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, FRANCIS J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $120,346.14 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, NIKKI Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $120,346.14 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBOLLO, OSCAR G Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,343.56 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,340.76 Date 07/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, ATHENA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $120,337.01 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,331.26 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINT, GERALD B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $120,330.57 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROBIN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,330.49 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, GERARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,328.00 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEY, DOROTHY J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $120,323.68 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECUE, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $120,323.57 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOO, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,319.00 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLICH, SYLVIA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $120,319.00 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHANAI T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $120,318.01 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $120,314.82 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, MICHAEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $120,314.73 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DEREK C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $120,309.98 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, ROBERT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,309.05 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOWALL, KENDRA T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,307.09 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RANDY O Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,304.96 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, RODERICK S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $120,304.45 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, JANET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,303.86 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RONALD B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,302.66 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System